Veteran's or Veteran's Widow Credit

The City of Nashua does have a Veteran’s or Veteran’s Widow tax credit. If qualified, a credit of $500 or $2,000 will be deducted from your real estate tax bill depending upon your qualifying category.

Filing deadline is April 15, 2017. Applications are accepted after January 1, 2017.

Tax Credit

  • Category A - $500 deducted annually from tax bill
  • Categories B and C - $2,000 deducted annually from tax bill
  • Category D - Exempt from all taxation on homestead

Documents Required for Application

  • Department of Defense Form DD214 Member 4 (Discharge Paper) or Veteran State Council Approved Document.
  • Documentation from the Department of Veterans Affairs verifying rating to be totally and permanently disabled due to a service-connected injury.
Applicant must sign a permanent application of Tax Credit (RSA 72:33 I)

If you need assistance in getting your Form DD-214 you can submit a request online.

Veterans’ Tax Credit Eligibility Requirements (RSA 72:28-72:36-a)

  • Must be owner of the property and the owner’s primary residence as of April 1st.
  • Includes persons who have equitable title or beneficial interest for life in the subject property.
    • Must be a resident of the State of New Hampshire for 1 year as of April 1st.
  • Qualifying owner must file a permanent application by April 15th preceding the issuance of tax bills.